This year’s WIT Singapore conference will feature over 100 speakers tasked to cultivate ideas and ponder new ways to improve the travel experience.
Some 500 delegates are expected to attend the conference running from October 24 – 25, 2017 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore.
In its 13th year, speakers will include Jane Jie Sun, CEO of Ctrip.com; Choe Peng Sum, CEO of Frasers Hospitality Group; Rob Greyber, president of Egencia; Mike Szücs, chief executive adviser, Cebu Pacific Air; Shinichi Inoue, representative director & CEO Peach Aviation; Sean Treacy, managing director, Asia Pacific, Royal Caribbean Cruises; Thatcher Brown, president of Dream Cruises; Henry Hendrawan; group CFO, Traveloka; Oliver Heckmann, vice president, engineering – travel & shopping, Google.
Twelve semi-finalists will also compete for a place in the Startup Pitch grand finals happening on the last day of the WIT conference as part of the concurrent WIT Bootcamp. The winner will receive seed funding of up to US$30,000 and a spot in the Travelport Accelerator Lab programme in Denver.